Veterans Day is an important day! It’s so important to honor the men and women who have served our country. I’m dedicating this post to my grandfather and father both who served active duty in the ARMY.  This list was compiled last year and updated for 2018. Most celebrations and deals are international but have been verified for the local area.



Apple Spice– Apple Spice celebrates Veterans and Military not just on Veterans Day but every day with a 15% discount.

Applebee’s–  Applebee’s will celebrate Veterans Day on Saturday November 11, 2018 by providing a free meal to those who have served or are currently enlisted in military services. See the following for more information on select menu:

Bob Evans– Bob Evans honors Veterans and active duty by offering free breakfast all day November 11, 2018. Details found here:

Bonefish Grill– Veterans and active duty are welcome to head on over to the Bone Fish grill on November 11th for a FREE Bang Bang Shrimp appetizer.

Boston Market– Buy one get one special November 11th & 12th open to veterans, active duty and retired military… and their families!!!

Buy 1 Individual Meal and a drink and get 1 Individual Meal free!

Chevy’s Fresh Mex– Chevy’s is offering active and retired military a free meal from their special Veterans Day menu from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. on November 11th.

Chili’s– Active duty and veterans can select a free meal from a special veterans menu.

Chipotle– Chipotle is giving a buy one burrito, bowl or salad get one free from 3 p.m. to close on November 11 to Vets, military and their spouses.

The Cove-  Stop on in on Monday November 12th for a Free small coffee all day for active duty & veterans with any purchase.

Cracker Barrel– All veterans are being treated to a free slice of Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola Cake (dine-in only on November 11.)

Denny’s- Build your own grand Slam. for veterans and military personnel on November 12 open until noon.

Dunkin Donuts- Veterans and active duty military can enjoy a free donut at Dunkin’ Donuts on Nov. 11

Chuck E. Cheese– CEC is celebrating our hero’s by offering a free personal pizza to active and retired military.

Famous Dave’s– On November 11th Lunch until 4PM, former and active military are invited to come in and receive a FREE One Meat Salute on us. Choose from one meat, a corn muffin, and a side.

Golden Corral– Monday November 12th from 5-9 PM Golden Corral is providing a FREE buffet dinner and beverage for retirees, veterans, active duty, National Guard and Reserves. Additional Info:

Greene Turtle – Green turtle is celebrating our armed forces by offering a FREE entrée from a special Veterans Day menu, with free upgrades to fries, from 11 a.m. to close on November 11th.

Hooters – This Veterans Day, Hooters invites all active-duty and retired military to stop in for a free meal as a “thank you” for their service. On November 11, all veterans can enjoy a free entrée from the Hooters Veterans Day Menu by presenting a military ID or proof of service at any Hooters location nationwide.

Little Caesars– On November 11 during lunch time 11:00a.m. to 2:00p.m. while supplies last, veterans and active military members can receive their free $5 HOT-N-READY Lunch Combo, which features four slices of Little Caesars popular Detroit-style DEEP!DEEP!™ Dish pepperoni pizza, paired with a 20-ounce Pepsi product.

IHOP– On Nov. 11 IHOP is celebrating vets and active duty military with a FREE short stack of our Red, White and Blue Pancakes. Don’t forget that kids also eat free the purchase of 1 adult entrée for 1 free kids’ meal, every night, 4pm–10pm.

Mission BBQ- After a live performance of the National Anthem at noon on Veterans Day, November 11, Mission BBQ locations will be giving away free sandwiches and cake to active-duty military and veterans.

Olive Garden– On November 11th , Olive Garden restaurants will offer a FREE entrée from a special menu to veterans and active duty military.

Outback Steakhouse– Outback Steakhouse is honoring America’s military veterans by offering active duty military and veterans a FREE Bloomin’ Onion and a non-alcoholic beverage. Outback is also offering active and former service members 15 percent off their meals Nov. 12-Dec. 31.

Panera-  Panera honors Veterans with a free You Pick Two meals on November 12th.

Red Lobster– In honor of Veterans Day, and to thank veterans, active duty military and reservists for their service, Red Lobster is offering a free appetizer or dessert, Nov 11. Guests only need to show a valid military ID or proof of service to redeem this offer.

Red Robin– Yum! Red Robin thanks all Veterans and Active Duty military members on November 11th for their service this Veterans Day with a FREE Red’s Tavern Double Burger and Bottomless Steak Fries.

Sheetz– All veterans and current servicemen and women get a FREE six inch turkey sub and regular fountain drink. Locations with a car wash also offer a free car wash on Veterans Day Nov. 11.

Star Bucks– Drop on in to the Star Bucks in La Plata for a FREE cup of brewed coffee for veterans, active duty, retired and spouses.

Sweet FROG– Small 12oz cup of yogurt with topping to all Veterans and active duty Military on November 11th. 10 % for military family members. (Waldorf, Charlotte, La Plata and Lexington Park)

Texas Roadhouse– In honor of service to our country, Texas Roadhouse is offering FREE lunch and non alcoholic beverage from their special Veterans Day menu to active, former and retired military on November 11. Dine in only.

TGI Fridays- Valid military ID can enjoy a free lunch menu item up to $12. This offer is valid on November 11th, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

OTHER DISCOUNTS AND DEALS– Amazon is offering 20% off of select apparel on Veterans Day. Promotion code: “20veterans”

Capital Wheel–  November 10th, all active and retired service members ride the Wheel FREE for Veterans Day. You can’t beat our view from 180′!

Dollar General- Dollar General is offering 11% off total purchase in-store or online on Veterans Day for veterans and active military and their family members.

Mount Vernon– Admission is FREE for all active duty, former or retired military personnel on Veterans Day.

National Parks-On Veterans Day, veterans will have FREE access to over 100 national parks that require entrance fees.

Great Clips– On November 11th customers can get a FREE haircut card to give to their favorite veteran. Veterans also receive a FREE haircut or haircut card. Haircuts are redeemable until December 31, 2018.

Home Depot– Home Depot offer a 10% discount to all other military veterans on Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day and Veterans Day.

La-Z-Boy– During their Veteran’s Day Sale La-Z-Boy offers an additional 5% off to Active Duty, Veterans, Retirees, and Reservists.

Lowe’s– Lowes honors all Veterans on three specific holidays: Memorial Day, 4th of July and Veterans Day. During these three holiday weekends, Lowes extends the 10% active duty military discount to all veterans who served honorably and who present valid proof of service.

Scary Strokes- Free round of miniature golf on Veterans Day November 11, 2018.

Sport Clips– All participating Sport Clip locations are offering veterans and active duty service members a free haircut on November 11th.

Tractor Supply- November 11, veterans, all armed forces and dependents receive 15% off their entire purchase with a valid military ID or other proof of service.

Walgreens– Walgreens is offering a 20% discount to all Veterans, Active duty military, and their immediate families, on Veterans Day 2018. Must present a Walgreens Rewards card and valid Military ID or proof of service to receive discount on eligible items.

Thank you to all those who have served honorably to protect, deliver and defend this county! For a great article on everyday discounts and deals for military see this article: